Teaching Tenacity, Resilience, and a Drive for Excellence: Lessons for Social-Emotional Learning for Grades 4-8

Teaching Tenacity, Resilience, and a Drive for Excellence: Lessons for Social-Emotional Learning for Grades 4-8

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Overview

How can we help students develop resilience to persevere in the face of setbacks? How can we ignite a drive that will inspire them to sustain effort even through difficulty? This book equips teachers to deliberately cultivate psychosocial skills, including self-awareness, problem solving to deal with setbacks, assertive interpersonal skills, and intellectual risk-taking. By teaching students to be aware of how their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors affect their pursuit of excellence, students can learn to tackle challenges and setbacks that they might experience as they reach to achieve. Lessons include engaging activities and curriculum connections, covering topics related to perfectionism, mindset, grit, stress, procrastination, social-emotional intelligence, and more.

Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented 2019 Legacy Book Award Winner -Curricular

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781618218209
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 11/15/2018
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 785,254
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 9 - 13 Years

About the Author

Emily Mofield, Ed.D., is the Lead Consulting Teacher for Gifted Education for Sumner County Schools, TN. She has coauthored multiple award-winning curricula and has been named Teacher of the Year by the Tennessee Association for the Gifted. Megan Parker Peters, Ph.D., is an assistant professor and the Director of Teacher Education and Assessment at Lipscomb University. She is also a psychologist, specializing in the needs of gifted and twice-exceptional learners.

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